BIOGRAPHY

Hailed as an extraordinarily versatile artist, Marcello Giordani has a repertory which encompasses a wide and diverse range of roles, spanning from the Bel Canto operas of Rossini, Donizetti and Bellini and the lyricism of French operatic repertoire, to the more dramatic roles of Verdi, Puccini and Berlioz and, most recently, the popular Verismo operas of Mascagni and Leoncavallo: Cavalleria Rusticana and I Pagliacci.

Mr. Giordani has established an extraordinary international career, performing regularly on the world’s most prestigious concert stages and opera houses including Teatro alla Scala, Metropolitan, Covent Garden in London, Opernhaus in Zürich, Wiener Staatsoper, Opéra National de Paris, Liceu in Barcelona, Deutsche Oper in Berlin, San Francisco Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Teatro dell’Opera in Rome, Teatro Regio in Parma, Teatro Regio in Turin, Teatro Massimo “V. Bellini” in Catania, Arena di Verona, Festival Pucciniano in Torre del Lago, working with the world’s leading conductors including Daniele Gatti, James Levine, Zubin Mehta, Antonio Pappano and Georg Solti.

A regular guest of the Metropolitan Opera in New York, where he made his debut in 1993, he performed in several other productions, such as Madama Butterfly, La Gioconda, La Bohème, Simon Boccanegra, Carmen, Un ballo in maschera, Ernani, Turandot, Roméo et Juliette, Manon Lescaut, Lucia di Lammermoor, Madama Butterfly e La fanciulla del West.

Marcello Giordani recently starred in Pagliacci at the Teatro Regio in Parma, Cavalleria Rusticana in Bucarest, Turandot in Torre del Lago, New York and in Rome, Aida in Vienna, Carmen in Dresden and Munich, he opened the 2012/13 season gaining a great success with La forza del destino at Liceu de Barcelona, followed by his Metropolitan Opera return with the acclaimed performances of Turandot and Les Troyens. Subsequently he returned to Italy to perform Un ballo in maschera at Teatro Bellini di Catania. Among other recent engagements it is worth mentioning: L’Africaine and Edgar with Opera Orchestra of New York; Faust at Teatro alla Scala, Tosca and Un ballo in maschera at Wiener Staatsoper; Tosca at Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich, at Covent Garden in London and at Deutsche Oper in Berlin; Cavalleria rusticana at Opéra National de Paris; Cavalleria rusticana and Pagliacci at Liceu de Barcelona; La forza del destino at Teatro of Maggio Musicale Fiorentino; Les Troyens by Berlioz with Boston Symphony Orchestra.

On the concert side Mr. Giordani has performed a series of concerts in Toronto, Shangai and London (Wigmore Hall) and Bucarest.

Marcello Giordani's discography includes the first studio recording of Verdi's Jérusalem for Philips, and 3 solo recordings: Tenor Arias (Naxos), featuring arias by Bellini, Bizet, Donizetti, Mascagni, Rossini, and Verdi, among others; Sicilia Bella (VAI) a collection of songs of authors from his native Sicily; and a new CD of Neapolitan and Italian songs titled of Ti voglio tanto bene dedicated to the great Italian tenors of the past and featuring classical Italian and Neapolitan songs. He is also featured on Many Voices, a compilation of songs by composer Steven Mercurio on Sony Classical. On DVD, Giordani can be seen in Franco Zeffirelli's 2004 production of Madama Butterfly from the Arena di Verona (2004); in La Bohème from the Opernhaus Zürich (2005); in La Gioconda, from the Teatro Bellini of Catania (2006); in La Forza del Destino by the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, filmed live in HD from the stage of the Teatro Comunale of Florence, Italy, in 2007; and in five Metropolitan Opera productions filmed in HD and broadcast live on the HD international network, Manon Lescaut, Madama Butterfly, Simon Boccanegra, Turandot and La Fanciulla del West.

Most recent engagements: Un Ballo in Maschera in Hamburg and Berlin; Turandot in Bilbao, Cagliari and Naples; Manon Lescaut in São Paulo and Vienna; Les Vêpres Siciliennes in Nice (concert version); Les Troyens in Hamburg; Turandot and Aida in Vienna; Tosca in Cincinnati and Budapest and Puccini’s Edgar Puccini in concert version at the Teatro Real in Madrid; La fanciulla del West in Charlotte; Tosca in Tokyo on tour with the Teatro Massimo in Palermo; Il Trovatore in Cagliari; Manon Lescaut in Liège; Pagliacci in Torino; Madama Butterfly at the Arena di Verona; Cavalleria Rusticana in Cagliari and in Geneva.  He returned to the Metropolitan Opera in New York engaged in important productions (such as Tosca and Il Trovatore).


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